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    • The Big Jewish Book for Jews

    • Everything You Need to Know to Be a Really Jewish Jew
    • By: Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman
    • Narrated by: Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman, Yuri Rasovsky, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    The Big Jewish Book for Jews brings together Jewish wit, inspiring tales, classic skills, and even pickle recipes, for the instruction and edification of the modern Jew. Readers will learn how to sacrifice a lamb unto the Lord, the rules of Canasta, how to build a pyramid (the Bernie Madoff and the Egyptian kind), and how not to accept the first table you are shown to in a restaurant.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to Hear

    • By Alessio on 01-31-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Monsters of the Ivy League

    • By: Steve Radlauer, Ellis Weiner
    • Narrated by: David L. Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Everybody knows that the schools of the Ivy League - universally touted as the pinnacle of American higher education - have graduated countless political leaders, corporate titans, and global power brokers. But did you know these schools have also produced murderers, warmongers, traitors, plagiarists, slave traders, pederasts, and every other variety of moral reprobate?

    Regular price: $26.22

    • Yiddish with George and Laura

    • By: Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman
    • Narrated by: Ellis Weiner, Barbara Davilman
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In this hilarious new primer-style book, George, Laura, and the entire Bush family communicate with uncharacteristic expressiveness, conveying shades of feeling and nuances of meaning that plain old English can't deliver--by peppering their conversation with Yiddishisms.

    Regular price: $11.40

    • The New Yorker, March 28th 2011 (Evan Osnos, Lauren Collins, Ellis Weiner)

    • By: Evan Osnos, Lauren Collins, Ellis Weiner
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "The Nuclear Risk", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Creative Destruction?", by James Surowiecki; "Aftershocks", by Evan Osnos; "Sole Mate", by Lauren Collins; "Just in Time for Spring", by Ellis Weiner; and "Into the Woods", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95